Underground Electrical Technician

Gold Fields Australia Pty - AUS - FEED
Granny Smith, Australia
Closing date
Dec 24, 2021

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Technicians, Trade & Skilled
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Role Details

Reporting to the Leading Hand: Electrical, you will be responsible for providing quality and timely preventative electrical maintenance and repairs of the underground mining infrastructure in alignment with GFA and operation-specific quality procedures and statutory regulations.

Safety is a core value at Gold Fields, and we expect all levels of employees to always act in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture and performance of our company.

This role is This role is offered on 8 days on, 6 days off, 7 nights on, 7 days off roster, and is Fly in Fly Out from Perth , or DIDO from the local community.

Benefits include:
Gold Fields has a vast array of benefits including:
  • Stability - Granny Smith has a 10-year mine life
  • 6 % Site Allowance & Quarterly Bonus Scheme & Private Health Insurance Allowance
  • Salary continuance scheme and life insurance
  • Virgin Velocity reward points
  • Continual training and the ability to expand your career
  • Salary Sacrifice options

Duties of the role:
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping throughout the maintenance workshops and wherever maintenance work is carried out, to contribute towards a safe work environment, efficient operation of the facilities, and to reduce the risk of incidents or injury and the existence of potential hazards.
  • Routine inspections, installation & fault finding of communication systems: Leaky Feeder, Digital Drift.
  • Fault-finding, diagnosis, repair, and maintenance of the High voltage & Low voltage Underground infrastructure, Mobile equipment, and primary and secondary Pumping/Ventilation.
  • Commissioning and decommissioning of equipment.
  • Maintenance and repairs of RCT remote bogging/guidance systems.

About You:

You will have:
  • Valid Driver's Licence
  • West Australian Recognised Electrical trade qualification required
  • Minimum 2 years underground mining experience (Desirable)
  • High Voltage Switching certification (Desirable)
  • Working at heights and EWP tickets
  • Crane, dogging &/or forklift ticket also (Desirable)

Interested parties should submit a detailed curriculum vitae to: https://careers.goldfields.com.au

Gold Fields is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment. We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

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